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BISD, Castro part ways

By unanimous vote Tuesday night the Brownsville Independent School District Board of Trustees accepted former trustee Erasmo Castro’s resignation and asked Castro to leave...

Santa answers questions about the big job

    Nevitt Ray Hargett never gets tired of being Santa Claus, a role he has played at malls from here to College Station since 2006...

UTRGV police, partners conduct active-shooter drill

Shots rang out twice Wednesday morning on the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley campus in Brownsville, sparking a coordinated response from the UTRGV...

Lucio challenged for sheriff nomination; Filing deadline sets up races for other offices

A three-way race for the Democratic nomination for Cameron County sheriff developed on Tuesday, the filing deadline for March 2020 primary elections in Texas. Sheriff...

Three students design winning holiday cards

Some holiday cards carry a little extra meaning during Christmas. In fact, for designing cards, three University of Texas Rio Grande Valley students in Brownsville...

CHRISTMAS MESSENGERS

Deckhead: Three students design winning holiday cards By GARY LONG Staff Writer Some holiday cards carry a little extra meaning during Christmas. In fact, for designing cards, three...

Promoting success: Music professor involved in Open Educational Resources

BROWNSVILLE — University of Texas Rio Grande Valley music professor Art Brownlow has worked on the UTRGV Brownsville campus since 1984 but for four...

Apple store opens at UTRGV Brownsville

  The bookstore on the UTRGV-Brownsville campus began selling Apple products on Tuesday as an Apple Authorized Campus Store offering educational discounts to students, faculty...

New kids in the flock; Baby flamingos join Zoo family

Ten baby American Pink Flamingos have joined the flock at the Gladys Porter Zoo, the largest addition in recent years and easy to identify. Like...

Ortiz sworn in as interim district clerk

Elvira S. Ortiz, a 38-year former employee of the Cameron County District Clerk’s Office and chief deputy for 32 years, was sworn in Tuesday...